Manager/Senior Manager, Nonclinical Operations at Relay Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US
Position Summary:

We are seeking a versatile, self-motivated individual to become an integral member of the R&D teams and the Nonclinical Development function for Relay Therapeutics. This person will play an instrumental role in organizing and maintaining an efficient operating environment for project-related Nonclinical Development activities, and by establishing and executing on overall program plans. We are looking for a consummate team player who seeks a scientifically rigorous and collaborative environment in which to grow their career in drug development.

Primary Responsibilities:

In partnership with Nonclinical leads and project leaders, develop program goals and timelines for Relay’s discovery and early development programs
Day-to-day oversight and management of Nonclinical activities, including project planning and timeline tracking, meeting management/minutes, and study/CRO management
Oversee process for legal contracts (CDAs, MSAs, SOWs), in close collaboration with Legal
Ensure coordination of activities and deliverables across DMPK, Toxicology and CMC functions as well as cross-functionally
Manage the Nonclinical budget, including raising POs and resource tracking
Manage and oversee documentation and data management/archiving for Nonclinical
Contribute to building and maintaining Quality infrastructure through the authoring, review and management of SOPs, protocols, etc.
Manage CROs and other vendors, including periodic travel to CMOs and CROs e.g. vendor audits

5-8 years of relevant biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience is required
Undergraduate or advanced degree in a scientific discipline
At least 2-3 years in Nonclinical Operations is required
Experience managing projects across discovery and preclinical programs; experience managing cross functional activities through IND submission preferred
Operational experience and familiarity with the drug development process, including function-level activities and external regulatory requirements
Excellent communication skills; comfortable navigating complexity and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organizational skills with knowledge of project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project)
Good working knowledge of GLP and GMP